The Silver coaching accreditation is the third and highest level of accreditation within the TBA Coaching Framework. The Silver course is a multi platform course including a face to face course, workbook by correspondence, on lane practical assessment and online theory & video analysis assessment. Here’s the fact sheet for a Silver accreditation.

The Silver program is for those who want to coach elite bowlers and teams the high level skills of the sport on a long term basis. Coaches will be competent in understanding the following topics:

  • Finite adjustments to physical game
  • Building a bowling ball arsenal
  • Advanced lane adjustments
  • Matching ball surfaces to lane conditions
  • Advanced mental game concepts
  • Video analysis
  • Establishing a practice plan to develop and expand a bowler’s options in competition.

Minimum Requirements

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • hold a current TBA Sports Registration
  • hold a current Working with Children check from their state of residence
  • be a current TBA Bronze Accredited Coach for at least 12 m


  • Enrol in and complete an Intermediate general principles of coaching course.  This course is offered externally, and consists of up to 13 modules and includes an extra payment (approx $200-$350). For more information about how to complete this please contact your State Association, State Department for Sport and Rec.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate – HLTAID001 & HLTAID003
  • Complete Level 1 Anti-doping course on ASADA eLearning

Complete the:

All steps MUST be completed before attending face to face coaching course

  • New Coach Registration Form
  • Coach / Official Code of Ethics Individual Agreement (included in New Coach Rego Form)
  • Personal Character Declaration for Coaches and Officials (included in New Coach Rego Form)
  • Make payment via cheque, credit card or EFT (proof of transfer required)
  • Two suitable photos; head and shoulders, plain back ground, no one/nothing else visible, you can smile
  • Attend the practical certification course
  • Complete the online theory assessment through the USBC Online Learning Portal login information sent via email during the week following the course.

Forward to TBA via
 [email protected]
Fax: (07) 3262 55444
Mail: Tenpin Bowling Australia
Attn: Coaching
P.O. Box 244

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